Role of telehealth in an evolving public health environment
Learning Areas:Communication and informatics
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related research
Identify at least two key themes from the Institute of Medicine workshop on the role of telehealth in an evolving health care environment. Identify at least two advances in telehealth technologies that have impacted how health care is delivered.
Keyword(s): Telehealth, Essential Public Health Services
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Karen S. Rheuban, M.D. currently serves as Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education and Medical Director of the University of Virginia Office of Telemedicine. Dr. Rheuban is a former president of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), 2012 recipient of the ATAâs Individual Award for the advancement of telemedicine and chaired the planning committee responsible for the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Workshop on the Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.